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    Qatar National Tourism Council appoints Deveekaa Nijhawan to steer international PR

    The post Qatar National Tourism Council appoints Deveekaa Nijhawan to steer international PR appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) has appointed Deveekaa Nijhawan to lead the international PR and communications team, to assist in marketing the destination in key markets as part of the country’s strategy to become a world-leading tourism destination. Nijhawan’s remit covers key markets including India, United Kingdom, Germany, Australia and United Arab Emirates with a focus on engaging and penetrating travel trade and consumer media. She is a senior PR professional with over 10 years’ experience in PR and communications in the hospitality sector. Nijhawan said: “I am…

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    Podcast: Kitesurfing Qatar

    The post Podcast: Kitesurfing Qatar appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Kitesurfing Qatar Featuring: Sarah Lord   When you consider the world’s most predictable kitesurfing spots, the Gulf state of Qatar probably wouldn’t be on most people’s minds. Well, Qatar’s predictable winds and wonderfully still water conditions do make for a kitesurfing paradise as professional kitesurfing coach Sarah Lord will attest. Sarah should know as she was the technical advisor for kitesurfing at Qatar Sailing Federation. Qatar occupies the Qatar Peninsula on the north eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. With 563 kilometres of coastline, the fact that the country juts out into the gulf is the reason for the winds there…

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    Glamping under the stars gets new twist in Qatar

    The post Glamping under the stars gets new twist in Qatar appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Spending more time outdoors is among the top things Brits are looking forward to and camping and glamping adventures are taking off.  To help holidaymakers create incredible memories in the great outdoors, Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) has rounded up the country’s top glamping experiences for memorable nights under the starry desert skies. With excellent visibility, rolling dunes and roaming camels, the Qatari desert offers five-star luxury, authentic Bedouin experiences or inexpensive and comfortable nights in a cosy cabin. Take a look at the ways to sleep under the desert…

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    5 incredible ways how Qatar Airways weather the COVID-19 pandemic

    The post 5 incredible ways how Qatar Airways weather the COVID-19 pandemic appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. There is no denying that COVID-19 upended the travel industry, especially the aviation sector, due to travel bans and closed borders. During the time that airlines are struggling (some even filed for bankruptcy), one airline chose to embrace the challenge and rise above it. “This year has been unlike any other, with the COVID-19 pandemic impacting people and businesses all around the world. Aviation has been one of the most affected industries, with a unique set of challenges resulting from a more restrictive travel environment and subdued demand. However,…

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    Qatar Airways increases seats to Seychelles ahead of reopening

    The post Qatar Airways increases seats to Seychelles ahead of reopening appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Qatar Airways is increasing seat capacity into the Seychelles this summer as the tourist hot spot opens up to the world again. The Indian Ocean islands will be welcoming visitors who will only need to present a negative PCR test taken 72-hours before departure. There will be no quarantine requirement or restriction on movement on those arriving via Doha. The news has been welcomed by Qatar Airways chief commercial officer Thierry Antinori, who said: “We resumed our flights to the Seychelles in December 2020. Now the islands are opening up…